Doughty - #460


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Dec 23 2018 14

Today’s word of the day is doughty. It’s spelled D-O-U-G-H-T-Y. Doughty is an adjective that means valiant. 

A word of Old English derivation, doughty may sound out of place

If used in a contemporary context. It’s probably best to use it in reference to figures of the past — or perhaps modern day combatants whose bravery seems to belong to days of lore.

My sister stood only five foot three. But when anybody messed with her little brother, they had to face a warrior with a fiercely doughty spirit. 

Once again, doughty is spelled D-O-U-G-H-T-Y.